Entries for April 2016

Pesach's Socialist Message

“From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.”  What might this phrase, a slogan usually associated with Karl Marx, albeit with much older antecedents[1], have to due to Pesach? Socialism/communism’s fundamental goal was t... Continue Reading »

Ethics: "Outing" an adulterer. Part Two.

In response to my post last week, "Outing" the Adulterer (Part One) Dale D. asked how to avoid Lashon Hara (“evil tongue/evil speech”) when fulfilling this mitzvah. Here are three questions we should ask ourselves before “Outing” someone: ... Continue Reading »

Ethics: "Outing" an adulterer. Part One.

“Heartbroken” discovered that not only was her “divorced” lover married, he was simultaneously cheating on her with another-other woman.   When Heartbroken broke off the relationship, he said terrible things about her.  She felt guilt... Continue Reading »

He who guards his mouth preserves his life
Proverbs 13:3